Klein in the Press

Three candidates vie for Marquette County Sheriff in competitive race

This summer has seen a competitive race for the candidates running in the Marquette County Sheriff election. Three candidates are vying for the position. All three candidates work in law enforcement, and all have their own visions for Marquette County. Current Marquette County Undersheriff Mike Klein wanted to put more patrol cars on the roads.

Mike Klein hosts meet and greet

Mike Klein brought out all the stops for his meet and greet with Marquette county residents Saturday. From a special marked vehicle to a wide variety of food people from across the U.P came to support his campaign for sheriff.

ABC10’s Chelsea Birdsall to sit down with Sheriff candidates – Upper Peninsula ABC 10

Current Sheriff Mike Lovelace is retiring at the end of this year. ABC 10’s Chelsea Birdsall sat down with the three perspective candidates to discuss a verity of issues pertaining to the job. Tune in Sunday at 12 p.m. for a special episode of ‘In Focus’

Current sheriff endorses sheriff candidate – Upper Peninsula ABC 10

MARQUETTE – While elections are still almost a year away, one U.P. county’s sheriff race is already building up steam. Sheriff Mike Lovelace announced his endorsement of Undersheriff Michael Klein in the race to be the next Marquette County Sheriff. Lovelace cited many of the qualifications that inspired him to choose Klein as undersheriff as reasons for the endorsement.

Two candidates declare for sheriff’s race

MARQUETTE – This week, two candidates have announced their plans to run for Marquette County Sheriff in the 2016 election.

Political signs damaged in Upper Peninsula – Upper Peninsula ABC 10

MARQUETTE – With the August Primary less than three weeks away, political signs can be seen just about anywhere these days. Multiple ABC 10 reporters have noticed that some of these signs have been altered and not in a good way. Several ‘Lon Johnson For Congress’ signs were damaged with spray paint.

UPDATE: Police apprehend suspect after a two hour standoff – Upper Peninsula ABC 10

UPDATE 4:19 a.m. Wednesday, June 15, 2016 (EDT) – At 3:15 p.m. Tuesday, Marquette County Central Dispatch received a 911 call of shots fired within a residence on Christine Street in Ishpeming Township, a road north of North Lake Road and James Street.

Traveling Vietnam Wall coming to the U.P. – Upper Peninsula ABC 10

MARQUETTE – The AVTT Traveling Vietnam Wall will be on NMU’s campus in just a few months. The Marquette County Veterans Alliance along with other veteran organizations is excited to announce the AVTT Traveling Vietnam Wall coming to Marquette.

Township adds new patrol vehicle – Upper Peninsula ABC 10

MARQUETTE TOWNSHIP – It’s loud, it’s fast and you don’t ever want to see this thing lit up in your rear view mirror. The Marquette County Sheriff’s Office recently received a 2016 Dodge Charger from Marquette Township, as part of a contract the two have with each other.

U.P. Peace Officers Memorial Service in Marquette

Copyright 2016 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. As part of National Police Week commemorations across the country, officers from several departments will gather in Marquette May 20 for an Upper Peninsula Peace Officers Memorial Service.